Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11583703 Details

State:Texas
Location:Jackson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives
Filing Date:1837-June-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:Samuel McCulluck states that he fought in the War for Texas Independence and was severely wounded in his right shoulder at the battle of Goliad in 1835, "which has disabled him for Life." "Being a free man of Colour," he therefore "humbly requests your honorable body to direct the proper authorities to give to him that head right he would be intitled to as a free citizen and also Such Bounty Lands as [they] may think him intitled for his services in the army."
Result:referred to Committee on Claims and Accounts
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:See PARs #11585702, #11584105; Certificate, John P. Borden, 22 November 1837
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11583703

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Texas State Library-Archives Division, Austin, Texas

  • Records of the Legislature, Memorials and Petitions
  • Record Group: 100

Processing Information

Record Created:12/1/1993
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/6/2007 6:20:00 PM